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My armadillo needs a pillow…

August 24, 2009

Blog Guy, I have a recipe for armadillo. Do you know a place to buy good ones?

Sure, I go down to Brazil and get mine from Leonardo’s Armadillos.

Leonardo? Didn’t he used to have a shop in Amarillo?

Yes, but Leonardo’s Amarillo Armadillos got closed down for certain peccadillos.

Say no more, I’ve heard all about those armadillo peccadillos! How does Leonardo sell his armadillos?

By the kilo.

Yummy! Armadillo by the kilo! So if I go down to Brazil, how will I know Leonardo?

He’ll be smoking a cigarillo…

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Leonardo Lima da Silva, 17, offers for sale to passing vehicles an armadillo that he and his brother hunted to earn cash, near Maraba in the Brazilian Amazon region, August 18, 2009. REUTERS/Paulo Santos

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*thud* (head misses pillow, hits desk .)

Groaning you hear is not from pain!
(Wife has family named Palillo – realz!)

 

There once was a man from Brazil
Who was planning on selling his kill
No one would stop
To visit his shop
Maybe next time he won’t be so stupid as to try and flag down truck drivers with a dead (and very unappetizing-looking) armadillo… -ill.

Posted by K | Report as abusive
 

Would, by any chance, those be Tiparillos?

That should make for Leonardo’s by-the-kilo, Tiparillo-smoked, Armadillo.

Posted by M | Report as abusive
 

Have you looked on Zillow? maybe you could find him a shop back in the willows.

Posted by detroit johnny | Report as abusive
 

I regularly shop at a store called the armadillo’s pillow too. It’s a decent place, but these jokes might make me need to scrub my ears out with brillo! ;)

Posted by G | Report as abusive
 

There was was an armadillo
Who stormed Amarillo
By hitching a ride on a scooter
As he raced through town
With a silly frown
He was taken for a looter
They shot that dillo
With an arrow of willow
And as he fell from the bike
There’s a lesson, they cried
That’s all must learn
Our law says you
can NOT hitchike!

 

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